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Iris Apfel, fashion icon known for her eye-catching style, dies at 102

Mar. 01, 2024 22:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Iris Apfel, a textile expert, interior designer and fashion celebrity known for her eccentric style, has died. She was 102. Her death was confirmed by her commercial agent, Lori Sale, who called Apfel “extraordinary.” No cause of death was given. It was also...

How (and where) to watch Oscar-nominated films online

Mar. 01, 2024 22:53 PM EST

The winner in the Oscar race this year is “Oppenheimer” with 13 nominations, followed by the otherworldly “Poor Things” with 11 and the period epic “Killers of the Flower Moon” with 10. This year's Oscars race come after a bruising 2023 that was marred by strikes and work...

Iris Apfel, a fashion icon, textile expert and interior designer known for her eccentric style, dies at 102

Mar. 01, 2024 20:52 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Iris Apfel, a fashion icon, textile expert and interior designer known for her eccentric style, dies at 102.

The CDC has relaxed COVID guidelines. Will schools and day cares follow suit?

Mar. 01, 2024 19:31 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Four years after the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools and upended child care, the CDC says parents can start treating the virus like other respiratory illnesses. Gone are mandated isolation periods and masking. But will schools and child care centers agree? ...

Loewe fuses high and low, tailoring and couture, to wow Paris Fashion Week

Mar. 01, 2024 18:40 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A green labyrinthine art gallery surrounded Loewe’s luminaries on Friday where they breathed crisp air from enveloping woodland on Paris’ eastern edge, among the ancient stones of Chateau de Vincennes. The gallery-decor walls were lined with the framed, wooded...

With trash bins now required in NYC, only the rats are sorry to see the garbage piles go

Mar. 01, 2024 17:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's tradition of piling garbage bags on the sidewalk for pickup is going the way of the dinosaur. As of Friday, all 200,000 businesses in the Big Apple are required to put out their bags of trash in garbage bins, as communities across the country and...

Why Missouri currently doesn't allow pregnant women to be legally divorced

Mar. 01, 2024 14:28 PM EST

A Missouri lawmaker has introduced legislation to clarify that the state’s judges can grant divorces even when one spouse is pregnant. The notion that they can’t already has sparked anger from people who see it as an antiquated policy that controls women unfairly, possibly...

Artists outraged by removal of groundbreaking work along Des Moines pond

Mar. 01, 2024 09:15 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines arts organization is preparing to rip out a groundbreaking artwork that lines a pond in a historic city park, surprising the New York artist who created the work decades ago and leading to an outpouring of opposition by other artists and local residents. ...

India's richest man is bringing Rihanna and 1,200 guests to a pre-wedding bash for his son

Mar. 01, 2024 06:47 AM EST

JAMNAGAR, India (AP) — It might be the biggest party this small west Indian city has ever seen. As billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani prepares for the wedding of his son this summer, he's expecting billionaires from around the world, heads of state, and Hollywood and Bollywood royalty to...

Scandinavian Airlines medevac plane lands in Malaysian island where Norwegian king is hospitalized

Mar. 01, 2024 04:35 AM EST

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (AP) — A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane arrived on Friday in Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi, where the Norwegian king is in hospital and being treated for an infection. King Harald V, Europe's oldest monarch at 87, was hospitalized...